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Economic Data (USA)

Thursday, February 02, 2017

New Unemployment Insurance Claims for The Week of January 28, 2017

Earlier today, the Labor Department released its weekly report on New Jobless Insurance Claims for the week that ended on January 28, 2017:

Predicted: 253,000
Actual: 246,000

The yellow-highlighted figure represents the number of first-time claims for unemployment benefits for the entire United States. The "predicted" figure is what economists were expecting, while the "actual" is the true or real figure.

  • Last Week (revised): 260,000
  • 4-Week Moving Average: 248,000


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